Jonesboro restaurants react to Arkansas State/Michigan game being canceled

Local restaurants win big when games are played out of town and fans need somewhere to cheer on the Red Wolves.

Razorback sports will have mobile only ticketing in 2020-21

Arkansas State reveals 2020 cross country schedule

  Arkansas State baseball begins 2020 summer camp

St. Louis Cardinals cancel workout over testing delays

Several more NBA players opt out of ‘bubble’

  CDC releases guidelines on youth sports safety

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Arkansas Activities Association preparing to resume sports this fall

  Nettleton girls basketball holds state championship ring ceremony

MLB releases pandemic-shortened schedule amid testing delays

Region 8 HS athletes sign to play college sports (2019-2020)

Patrick Mahomes lands 10-year extension with Chiefs, valued over $400 million

Five Red Wolves are Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-America Scholars

Brent Crews named Arkansas State basketball assistant coach

Crews comes to Jonesboro after 5 seasons as head coach at Thomas University, a NAIA school in Georgia.

Austin Cook fires 30 on back 9 to finish in top 30 in Rocket Mortgage Classic

The JHS & Razorback alum fired a 66 in Sunday’s final round.

Cardinals replace Yankees as White Sox opponent at Field of Dreams

The new opponent, first reported by The Des Moines Register, was confirmed to The Associated Press by a person familiar with the arrangements

  Tyler Smith enjoying transition as new Three Rivers baseball coach

The Arkansas State alum & Paragould native takes over at one of his alma maters.

  Six Red Wolves are 2019-20 WGCA All-American Scholars

  Matt Daniel updates state of Arkansas State women’s basketball

Ja Morant packs on 12 pounds over NBA’s hiatus

FedEx asks Washington Redskins to change team name

’Alternative Baseball’ league looking to expand to Jonesboro

Grizzlies coach says team ready for ‘bubble’

  Arkansas State forward J.J. Matthews enters the transfer portal

Matthews scored in double figures in 12 games in the 2019-20 season. He recorded double-doubles in the final two contests.

Razorback head coach Sam Pittman provides football summer update

Freshmen moved in over the weekend, including JHS alum Jashaud Stewart.

  Arkansas PGA Jr. Tour stops by Sage Meadows Wednesday

It was the final summer tournament of the Northeast Region

Memphis Football to wear BLM sticker on helmets for entire fall season

Memphis football will wear BLM stickers on helmets this fall.

  David Patrick named Arkansas basketball associate head coach

He served as UC Riverside head coach the last 2 seasons. Musselman and Patrick previously worked together at LSU, helping the Tigers reach the 2015 NCAA Tournament.

  Young Jackson golfer wins tournaments after undergoing heart transplant

Eleven-year old golfer Jimmy Williams continues to beat the odds and win championships after undergoing a heart transplant in December.

NC State OL/DT Kennan Solomon will transfer to Arkansas State

According to Sports Illustrated’s Brett Friedlander, Solomon will have 2 seasons of eligibility remaining. Kennan can suit up for A-State in 2020.

  No Redbirds in 2020: Minor League Baseball cancels season

The league tweeted the news Tuesday afternoon, saying Major League Baseball announced it would not provide its affiliated teams with players for the 2020 season.

  JHS baseball standout Josh Hyneman commits to Arkansas

Committed to Diamond Hogs on Saturday

Arkansas State alum Dwayne Frampton giving back in Los Angeles

He’s coaching up kids off the field with the FramptonFoundation. The goal of the non-profit is to help them with financial planning, getting into college, cleaning up the community, and more.

Arkansas OF Heston Kjerstad signs deal with Orioles

MLB.com’s Jim Callis reports that it’s worth $5.2 million.

  Arkansas State alum Tyler Zuber makes Royals 60-man roster

Could be first ASU player in the Major Leagues since 2017

  Former A-State basketball player Rakeem Dickerson passes away

The Little Rock native led the Red Wolves in assists (67) in the 2012-13 season.

SEMO vs. Dayton season-opening football game canceled

Southeast Missouri State University and Dayton announced on Monday their season-opening football game has been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Hamlim drives FedEx car to victory at Pocono

Time to go fast on the NASCAR circuit the Pocono 350, Lap 80 Ryan Preece gets loose and careens across the track in the tunnels.

Austin Cook finishes T54 at the Travelers Championship

The JHS & Razorback alum shot 69 in Sunday’s final round.

  Breaking Bonds Ministries hosts third annual golf tournament

A golf scramble took place at Sage Meadows Country Club Friday afternoon, but it wasn’t an ordinary tournament. It was to support a great cause in the third annual Breaking Bonds Tournament. Around 25 four-person teams played in the scramble at Sage Meadows Friday to support Breaking Bonds.

NBA releases new game schedule after COVID-19 postpones season

The NBA season is back on, which means more of the Grizz! And by the look of the team’s Twitter account, they have been awaiting this moment.

Terry Mohajir #5 in Stadium ranking of top Non-Power 5 ADs

The national outlet gave him an A in football hires & a B- in men's basketball hires.

  Osceola hires Jamie Carter as new head football coach

He served as Marion’s defensive coordinator the last 2 seasons. Carter has experience coaching in high school & college football.

Watson Chapel pitcher Tink Hence signs with Cardinals

He was the 63rd overall pick in the MLB Draft.

Arkansas SS Casey Martin signs with Phillies

The Lonoke native racked up 184 hits during his time as a Razorback, with 40 doubles, four triples and 30 home runs for a .310/.549/.390 slash line. He also posted 116 RBIs and scored 130 runs, with 67 walks and 24 stolen bases in 27 attempts.

  ‘The noose was real’: NASCAR releases photo from Bubba Wallace’s garage

The rope found hanging like a noose in Bubba Wallace’s garage at Talladega Superspeedway was not a hate crime, authorities said.

Arkansas State women’s basketball adds 3 new assistant coaches for 2020-21

Weston Jameson, Lizzie Nessling, & McGhee Mann will join Matt Daniel’s staff.

  Blytheville basketball feeling at home at new Chickasaw Arena

The first game will be December 3rd in the Southern Bancorp Chickasaw Classic.

  Palm Beach State College forward Tim Holland signs with A-State basketball

He averaged 15 points and 11 rebounds per game in the 2019-20 season.

Baseball’s back: MLB sets 60-game sked, opens July 23 or 24

Major League Baseball issued a 60-game schedule Tuesday night that will start July 23 or 24 in empty ballparks as the sport tries to push ahead amid the coronavirus following months of acrimony.

  Arkansas State football picks up more out-of-state 2021 commits

Gardendale (AL) defensive back Justin Parks & Clemens (TX) offensive limeman Jax Andrews verballed on Monday.

West Memphis & Razorback alum Sonny Weems named CBA Player of the Week

He dropped 24 points, 10 rebounds, & 7 assists on Saturday for the Guangdong Southern Tigers.

  Randy Phillips era begins for Trumann football

Most recently served as the offensive coordinator at DeWitt

Paragould Glen Sain GMC Tournament set for this weekend

All the American Legion baseball action starts Friday at Francis Bland Park.

  Several NEA standouts win accolades at 2020 All Arkansas Preps banquet

Nettleton girls basketball standout Elauna Eaton was named the Female Athlete of the Year.

Dak Prescott signs $31.4 million franchise tag with Cowboys

Dak Prescott signed his franchise tender on Monday afternoon, putting him under contract for at least the duration of the 2020 season.

  Former Diamond Hog McCann unsure of MLB return in 2020

Most players still unclear on if baseball will be played in 2020

  Rick Luna takes over as Viola boy’s basketball coach

Helped lead Dora to a Class 1 state championship last season

  Lester White nearing a milestone at 34th Mickey Huskey Twin Lakes Classic

He can record his 1,000th win this weekend as Mountain Home Lockeroom head coach.

  Spencer Reaves continuing pro hoops journey in Spain

Former Cedar Ridge star agreed to do a deal this week with CB Tizona of the Leb Gold Division in Spain.

SEC Commissioner: ‘It is past time for change to be made to the flag of... Mississippi'

Greg Sankey, Commissioner of the SEC, has now weighed in to the Mississippi flag controversy.

  Arkansas State football adds more commits from Mississippi

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College RB Deondre House & Laurel QB/RB Xavier Evans verballed with the Red Wolves on Thursday.

  Osceola boys basketball holds state championship ring ceremony

The school district raised over $10,000 towards new hardware for the players, coaches, cheerleaders, & administration.

  Debate over Highland School’s ‘Rebel’ mascot leads to petitions

Two petitions have been created over the past two weeks regarding the Highland High 'Rebels' mascot: a petition to change the mascot, and a petition to keep it.

Riverside alum Gavin Stone signs with Dodgers

The Central Arkansas pitcher was selected in the 5th Round in last week’s MLB Draft.

  Jonesboro native Austin Cook getting ready to return to PGA Tour

The JHS alum will play in the RBC Heritage next week in South Carolina.

  Cabot WR Marlon Crockett commits to Arkansas State football

He had 1080 receiving yards & 14 touchdowns for Searcy in the 2019 season. One of his TDs came in the 6A State Championship Game

NCAA approves 2020 summer activities for D1 men’s & women’s basketball

On-court practices with coaches can begin July 20th. Student-athletes can continue voluntary workouts.

NCAA D1 Council approves 2020 football preseason schedule

The six-week model begins July 13th.

  West Memphis hires Robert Hooks as their new head football coach

Hooks led Osceola to the 3A State Finals in 2018 & 2019. He was 36-7 in three seasons with the Seminoles, winning a pair of 3A-3 championships.

  Lyon College cancels summer sports camps

Citing the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Lyon College announced Wednesday the cancellation of all its summer sports camps effective immediately.

  Cross County football teammates set to play for America’s team

Teammates Triston Daniels, Walter Bowles and Andrew Harris are joining various branches of the military upon graduation

Arkansas State, Arkansas, & Missouri on radar for 2021 class of College Football Hall of Fame

Calvin Harrell, Brandon Burlsworth, & Gary Pinkel are among the names on the ballot.

  Football workouts to continue one day after student tests positive for COVID-19

In the afternoon hours of Monday, Jonesboro High School Athletic Director Trey Harding told Region 8 News that the team would resume workouts Tuesday.

NASCAR driver Kyle Weatherman races in Blue Lives Matter car

Days after NASCAR’s only black driver Bubba Wallace made history with a Black Lives Matter car, another driver responded with a Blue Lives Matter paint scheme.

  Arkansas State senior John Scotti selected in Major League Rugby Collegiate Draft

He suited up for the Red Wolves for the past 4 seasons.

Ezekiel Elliott, other NFL players test positive for coronavirus

Dallas running back Ezekiel Elliott is among several NFL players who have COVID-19, according to the NFL Network.

  Top Memphis basketball players from all levels play -- the ultimate hoops session

What happens when you get the best Memphis hoopers together for some pick-up? It goes viral and becomes the hottest invite in town.

Arkansas State developing Centennial Bank Stadium seating plan to follow COVID-19 guidelines

The Red Wolves initial plan says they'll be allowed to seat all season ticket holders in accordance of ADH directives.

Report: Former head coach Bret Bielema sues Razorback Foundation

According to Sportico, the former head coach filed a $7 million dollar lawsuit.

  Searcy names Kenny Simpson as their head football coach

Simpson finished a historic 9 season run at Southside. He led the Southerners to their first state playoff appearance in 2016 and their first 4A-2 conference title in 2017.